Hoshiarpur gives you the much needed thorough Punjabi flavour with it’s alluring vibrant food. Known for it’s citrus produce, the city has a dynamic way for showcasing it’s love for food. Spicy tandoor-cooked food is their forte and most favorite intake of people in Hoshiarpur. Much of the local cuisine is heavily influenced by the farming and agriculture lifestyle done in the region. Ample use of vegetables and poultry features the diet of the natives. An average breakfast for Hoshiarpur natives consists of stuffed paranthas paired with pickle or a bowl of curd. Chole bhature closely follows the love for paranthas amongst the Hoshiarpur residents. The spicy chickpea curry served with puffy fermented fried breads can be consumed any time of the day. Natives are also known for their adoration for all kinds of chaat. You would see them flocking chaat vendors for plates of dahi bhalle, aloo chaat, papdi chaat and gol gappe. Natives are also crazy for anything chicken. Succulent chunks of tandoori chicken, creamy butter chicken and fish tikka are favorites of Hoshiarpur-dwellers. Tourists crossing Hoshiarpur often indulge in dhaba food. Shahi paneer, dal makhani, sarso da saag is very much in demand. Punjabis pamper their sweet tooth with hot jalebis, nutty kulfi and thandi kheer.